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 with Melissa Kobin






short description:
I have completed 38 graduate credits in ESL and taught for seven years
 
long description:
I taught ESL for seven years and have practical experience teaching new speakers of
English. I have designed and implemented comprehensible lesson plans for
newcomers through advanced students. I have worked with grades 1-12 as well as
adults.


 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
Morning, afternoon, early evening.
 
fee comments:
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English as a Second Language (ESL)

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I have completed 38 graduate credits in ESL and taught for seven years


1h 0m




total duration: 1h 0m over 1 session(s)
comments: Duration of the lessons is dependent on the maturity
level and attention span of the learner. 60 minutes is the
minimum period of time required.
 










languages: English
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 17US$  (170lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States


Melissa Kobin



description of :
While I let my licenses lapse, I have extensive teaching
experience as noted in my resume.
 
Teacher's qualifications:
Melissa Kobin Professional Resume

Objective: To obtain a position with Limu



Education: Hamline University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts Degree, December 1999
Major: Psychology
Minor: Education
Hamline University, Center for Second Language
Teaching St. Paul MN
31 Graduate Credits toward MA in ESL

Work Experience:

St. Paul Public Schools
360 Colborne St. 
 St. Paul, MN 55102
651-767-8209

Battle Creek Middle School
2121 North Park Drive .
St. Paul, Minnesota
55119 
 651-293-8960

ESL Teacher 2004-2005
Professional responsibilities:

Welcomed newly arrived Hmong refugee students never
before in school.
Developed and taught a basic school behavior program
including rest room use, hand raising, and other skills
inexperienced students new to school do not know.
Designed and implemented appropriate English language
acquisition activities, both oral and written.
Introduced technology mediums never experienced by
the students.
Provided on-going communication and support to
parents of my students.
Supervised two Educational Assistants and designed
appropriate learning activities for them to work on with
the learners.
Shakopee Public Schools
505 South Holmes Street
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
952-496-5006

Shakopee Jr. High School: Shakopee, Minnesota
ESL Teacher, 2002—2004

Professional responsibilities:
Provided one-to-one and whole group reading, writing,
and English instruction
Planned and implemented comprehensive program of
writing instruction with an emphasis on structure, style,
and grammar
Designed successful reading program utilizing current
literature
Elicited significant improvement in reading
comprehension scores as measured by standardized
tests
Integrated technology instruction in lessons and
assignments
Developed and led training opportunities for general
education teachers

Minneapolis Public Schools
807 NE Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
612-662-0000

Adult Literacy Program: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Adult Basic Education/GED Teacher, 2001—2002
Carlye Peterson: 612-668-3800

Professional responsibilities:
Produced and implemented reading, writing and math
lessons combining prescribed curriculum with authentic
texts and materials
Developed writing lessons focusing on the different
styles of composition with an emphasis on college and
professional writing.
Implemented small group cooperative learning
opportunities
Taught lessons on the uses of technology in the school
and work environment

Lehmann Center: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Adult ESL Teacher, summer 2001, summer 2002

Powderhorn Community School: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Fourth Grade Teacher, 2000—2001

Lake Harriet Community School: Minneapolis, Minnesota
First Grade Teacher, January – June 2000


Professional References:

St. Paul Public Schools 612-767-8200
Shakopee Public Schools 952-496-5009
Minneapolis Public Schools 612-668-0500

Professional Affiliations
Member Teachers of English to Speakers of Other
Languages (TESOL)
Member Minnesota TESOL
Member Minnesota Association of Developmental
Education


 
's preferred teaching style:
I offer interesting and relevant lessons to encourage the
development of both comprehensible language
acquisition and writing skills. The lessons are content-
oriented with relevant and authentic academic skills
included. I am patient, expectant, and engaging and
expect learners to perform at the highest level possible.
 



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